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Project by jap posted 10-17-2012 01:28 AM 1378 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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cherry and maple bookmarks

-- Joel





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woodshaver

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#1 posted 10-17-2012 03:13 AM

Good looking book markers!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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Neville

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#2 posted 10-17-2012 03:21 AM

Good looking indeed! How thick are they, and what did you use to cut them?

Thanks!
N.

-- Neville, Calgary AB

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jap

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#3 posted 10-17-2012 12:15 PM

They are about 0.05” thick, i cut them on the tablesaw. make sure you use a thin strip rip jig like this http://lumberjocks.com/projects/71983 . then i used a cabinet scraper , and then 220 grit sandpaper

-- Joel

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Straightbowed

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#4 posted 10-18-2012 12:23 AM

those are nice, I made some a few years back out of white oak, thats a great idea good lookin marks

-- Stevo, work in tha city woodshop in the country

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lumberjoe

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#5 posted 10-18-2012 01:45 AM

how do you glue/clamp strips that thin?

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#6 posted 10-18-2012 01:21 PM

Very nice!! Great gift idea, thanks for sharing.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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jap

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#7 posted 10-18-2012 01:23 PM

Lumberjoe here is a blog by closet guy for inspiration http://lumberjocks.com/closetguy/blog/9097 . basicly you’re gluing a big block then ripping it into then strips with a bandsaw or tablesaw

-- Joel

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#8 posted 10-19-2012 10:48 PM

Nice looking bookmarks!

-- Dean

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#9 posted 10-29-2012 11:50 PM

Great idea. Nicely done, and thanks for the link.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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